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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=1|netcdflibversion=|hdf5libversion=1.8.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String B. Butman
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String principalInvestigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6,ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL CREATION_DATE String 28-May-2008 16:37:03
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String rsignell at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Rich Signell
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_phone String +1 (508) 548-8700
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-04-11T22:21:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T22:21:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T22:21:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T22:21:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -87.99533
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-87.99533081054688 30.29599952697754)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 30.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 30.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -87.99533
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -87.99533
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -3.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -3.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_resolution String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_epsg_code String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_inverse_flattening double 298.257223563
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_long_name String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_semi_major_axis double 6378137.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Fri Nov 1 20:16:13 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal MOBILE_BAY/3821b1-a.cdf
corrected sign of lon using fix_poslon.m:
2017-04-11T22:21:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 3821b1-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String crs, factor_1, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, sndspd_1, time, u_1, v_1, vdir_1, vspd_1, w_1, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude float 30.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL longitude float -87.99533
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation float 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 382
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.usgs.cmgp
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncei_template_version String NCEI_NetCDF_TimeSeries_Orthogonal_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL NCO String netCDF Operators version 4.8.1 (Homepage =, Code =
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 30.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String 3821b1-a.cdf
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String MOBILE_BAY
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data, CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_summary String Measure currents and transport out of Mobile Bay.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Mobile Bay Study
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String emontgomery at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Ellyn Montgomery
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_phone String +1 (508) 548-8700
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sampling_interval int 302
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 30.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 91- VI -03 22.18.26
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 91- VI -04 21.42.44
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Mobile Bay Study project, mooring 382 and package 3821b1-a. Measure currents and transport out of Mobile Bay.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT84258S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 1991-06-04T21:42:44Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1991-06-03T22:18:26Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: MOBILE_BAY - 382 - 3821b1-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH int 4
attribute NC_GLOBAL water_depth float 4.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -87.99533
variable factor_1   float  
attribute factor_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute factor_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute factor_1 actual_range float 1.004332, 1.026875
attribute factor_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute factor_1 colorBarMaximum double 1.02688
attribute factor_1 colorBarMinimum double 1.00433
attribute factor_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute factor_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute factor_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute factor_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute factor_1 long_name String FACTOR 1
attribute factor_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute factor_1 platform String platform
attribute factor_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute factor_1 serial_number String T-0986
attribute factor_1 units String none
variable vspd_1   float  
attribute vspd_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute vspd_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute vspd_1 actual_range float 0.007928839, 0.2424743
attribute vspd_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute vspd_1 colorBarMaximum double 0.242474
attribute vspd_1 colorBarMinimum double 0.00792884
attribute vspd_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute vspd_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute vspd_1 epic_code int 300
attribute vspd_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute vspd_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute vspd_1 long_name String Current speed
attribute vspd_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute vspd_1 platform String platform
attribute vspd_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute vspd_1 serial_number String MIDAS-2
attribute vspd_1 standard_name String sea_water_speed
attribute vspd_1 units String m/s
variable crs   int  
attribute crs actual_range int -2147483647, -2147483647
attribute crs epsg_code String EPSG:4326
attribute crs grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute crs inverse_flattening double 298.257223563
attribute crs ioos_category String Unknown
attribute crs long_name String (external link)
attribute crs semi_major_axis double 6378137.0
variable altitude   float  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute altitude actual_range float -3.4, -3.4
attribute altitude axis String Z
attribute altitude colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute altitude colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute altitude grid_mapping String crs
attribute altitude ioos_category String Location
attribute altitude long_name String z of the sensor relative to the water surface
attribute altitude positive String up
attribute altitude standard_name String altitude
attribute altitude units String m
attribute altitude valid_max float -3.4
attribute altitude valid_min float -3.4
variable vdir_1   float  
attribute vdir_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute vdir_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute vdir_1 actual_range float 0.8240581, 358.9437
attribute vdir_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute vdir_1 colorBarMaximum double 358.944
attribute vdir_1 colorBarMinimum double 0.824058
attribute vdir_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute vdir_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute vdir_1 epic_code int 310
attribute vdir_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute vdir_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute vdir_1 long_name String Current direction
attribute vdir_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute vdir_1 platform String platform
attribute vdir_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute vdir_1 serial_number String MIDAS-2
attribute vdir_1 standard_name String direction_of_sea_water_velocity
attribute vdir_1 units String degree
variable w_1   float  
attribute w_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute w_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute w_1 actual_range float -0.03685507, 0.01149664
attribute w_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute w_1 colorBarMaximum double 0.0114966
attribute w_1 colorBarMinimum double -0.0368551
attribute w_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute w_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute w_1 epic_code int 1204
attribute w_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute w_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute w_1 long_name String Upward (w) velocity
attribute w_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute w_1 platform String platform
attribute w_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute w_1 serial_number String MIDAS-2
attribute w_1 standard_name String upward_sea_water_velocity
attribute w_1 units String m/s
variable sndspd_1   float  
attribute sndspd_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute sndspd_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute sndspd_1 actual_range float 1503.245, 1520.023
attribute sndspd_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute sndspd_1 colorBarMaximum double 1520.02
attribute sndspd_1 colorBarMinimum double 1503.25
attribute sndspd_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute sndspd_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sndspd_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute sndspd_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute sndspd_1 long_name String SNDSPD 1
attribute sndspd_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute sndspd_1 platform String platform
attribute sndspd_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute sndspd_1 serial_number String C-0706
attribute sndspd_1 units String m/s
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 6.75987506E8, 6.76071764E8
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String time of measurement
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable feature_type_instance   String  
attribute feature_type_instance cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute feature_type_instance ioos_category String Unknown
attribute feature_type_instance long_name String Identifier for each feature type instance
variable latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 30.296, 30.296
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String sensor latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 30.296
attribute latitude valid_min float 30.296
variable v_1   float  
attribute v_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute v_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute v_1 actual_range float -0.2087858, 0.1140183
attribute v_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute v_1 colorBarMaximum double 0.114018
attribute v_1 colorBarMinimum double -0.208786
attribute v_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute v_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute v_1 epic_code int 1206
attribute v_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute v_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute v_1 long_name String Northward (v) velocity
attribute v_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute v_1 platform String platform
attribute v_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute v_1 serial_number String MIDAS-2
attribute v_1 standard_name String northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute v_1 units String m/s
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -87.99533, -87.99533
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String sensor longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float -87.99533
attribute longitude valid_min float -87.99533
variable u_1   float  
attribute u_1 _ChunkSizes uint 280
attribute u_1 _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute u_1 actual_range float -0.1605186, 0.1140941
attribute u_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute u_1 colorBarMaximum double 0.114094
attribute u_1 colorBarMinimum double -0.160519
attribute u_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute u_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute u_1 epic_code int 1205
attribute u_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute u_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute u_1 long_name String Eastward (u) velocity
attribute u_1 missing_value float -9999.9
attribute u_1 platform String platform
attribute u_1 sensor_depth float 3.4
attribute u_1 serial_number String MIDAS-2
attribute u_1 standard_name String eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute u_1 units String m/s
variable platform   int  
attribute platform actual_range int -2147483647, -2147483647
attribute platform definition String (external link)
attribute platform ioos_category String Unknown
attribute platform ioos_code String 3821b1-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Mobile Bay Study project, mooring 382 and package 3821b1-a. Measure currents and transport out of Mobile Bay.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: MOBILE_BAY - 382 - 3821b1-a
attribute platform type String fixed

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